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Rachael Joseph

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Police will not save us from gun violence | Opinion

By: - May 31, 2022

On Tuesday, an 18-year-old boy shot his grandmother in the face. Then he gathered the two AR-15s and over 400 rounds of ammunition he’d purchased legally in the 72 hours prior and headed to his former elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. He chose to perpetrate a heinous mass shooting of 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders […]

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Fight gun violence on many fronts | Opinion

By: - December 14, 2021

The most pressing issue facing Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey as he begins his second term is the ever-increasing gun violence that has propelled what may be a record number of gun-related homicides in the city in 2021.   To confront violence in the city, Frey announced in early December a new Community Safety Workgroup, tasked with […]